A pioneering Brooklyn-based performance nonprofit founded in 2003, ISSUE presents projects by interdisciplinary artists that expand the boundaries of artistic practice and stimulate critical dialogue in the broader community. ISSUE serves as a leading cultural incubator, facilitating the commission and premiere of innovative new works spanning genres of music, dance, literature and film.

Upcoming Events

Bryan Eubanks: Object V / Sarah Hennies: Contralto

Thu 30 Nov, 2017, 8pm,
22 Boerum Place, Brooklyn

Thursday, November 30th, ISSUE is pleased to premiere Berlin-based composer Bryan Eubanks’ “Object V” and composer and percussionist Sarah Hennies’ “Contralto,” two new works employing unique compositional strategies.

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Artists-In-Residence 2017

Byron Westbrook: Interval/Forum

Sat 02 Dec, 2017, 8pm,
Irondale Arts Center

December 2nd, Byron Westbrook premieres Interval/Forum. The work completes a series of conceptual environments that collaborate with audience perception and participation, making use of the theatrical setting of Irondale Arts Center to focus the perception of audience presence as a dynamic performance element.

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Artists-In-Residence 2017

Antenes: Artifacts

Sat 09 Dec, 2017, 8pm,
22 Boerum Place, Brooklyn

Antenes’ ISSUE residency culminates in the presentation of a time-based “audio museum” reflecting her visits to the NOKIA Bell Labs Archives -- a research process that has run parallel to her practice of appropriating antique or otherwise obsolete objects in ways that reference and extend their original functionality.

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Cameron Kelly

Suzanne Fiol Curatorial Fellowship 2018

Jan 1 – Dec 31, 2018

ISSUE Project Room is pleased to announce the selection of Queer Trash as 2018 Suzanne Fiol Curatorial Fellow. Queer Trash, a curatorial platform organized by Eames Armstrong, Michael Foster, and Richard Kamerman, is a framework for queer experimental performance practices across live disciplines.

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Jeremy Touissant-Baptiste by Texas Isaiah; Byron Westbrook by Anna KO; Kabir Carter by Marcus Lieberenz; Antenes by Erez Avissar.

Artists-In-Residence 2017

Ongoing Series

ISSUE announces the selection of Jeremy Toussaint-Baptiste, Byron Westbrook, Kabir Carter, and Antenes as Artists-In-Residence presenting new works in the 2017 season. ISSUE's residency program commissions emerging NY artists to create challenging time-based works.

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